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Arthur Coleman Danto letter to Robert Burns Motherwell

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Creator:
Danto, Arthur Coleman, 1924-
Motherwell, Robert Burns, 1924-
Subject:
Danto, Arthur Coleman
Motherwell, Robert Burns
Type:
Correspondence
Date:
1985 March 10
Place of publication, production, or execution:
No place, unknown, or undetermined
Physical Description:
Letter : 2 p. : typescript, photocopy ; 28 x 22 cm
Summary:
Danto writes in response to Motherwell's letter thanking him for his review of Motherwell's retrospective exhibit at the Guggenheim museum in New York. He compares aspects of Motherwell's work to philosophical principles of Kierkegaard and Plato, and discusses how he stumbled into art criticism.
Location Note:
Archives of American Art, Smithsonian Institution Washington, D.C. 20560
Topic:
Art criticism
Philosophy
Record number:
(DSI-AAA)17847
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Arthur Coleman Danto papers, 1979-1998
Data Source:
Archives of American Art
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